Welcome to the East Haddam Free Public Library

Your Friendly Neighborhood Library
18 Plains Road | Moodus, CT 06469
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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Libraries Closed Easter Weekend


Just a friendly reminder that EHFPL & Rathbun Library will be closed on Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th in honor of the Easter Holiday.

Happy Easter!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Book Clubs

Stop by your local library now to pickup one of the titles for our April Book Clubs!
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We had some great conversations in March, and are now on to reading the next books for our April Book groups.  Give a new book a chance and join in on some lively discussions.

The EHFPL Book Club will meet Wednesday, April 8 at 7pm at the East Haddam Free Public Library.  The book we will be discussing is "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro.  A Man Booker Prize Finalist novel that covers innocence, knowledge, and loss that inspired the 2011 movie.

The EH Library System Book Club will meet Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30pm at the Town Tavern to discuss "Cleopatra: A Life" by Stacy Schiff.  A biography that explores the truth and fiction of the fascinating historical figure.

Please pickup a book today and come meet up with your friends and neighbors for some fun conversations!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Anime Club--March 19

All Teens (Grades 7-12) it is time once again for
Anime Club at EHFPL
Thursday, March 19
6:00-7:30pm
Join us as we watch an anime series or movie and discuss great manga we have been reading.  It's a great place to get advice on new titles to check out!  Whether you can name every Miyazaki film or you are new to the world of anime/manga...all teens are welcome to join in on the fun!

The Teen Anime Club meets at the East Haddam Free Public Library the third Thursday of every month.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Book Clubs


          You still have time to stop by your local library and pickup this month's Book Club Books!





The EHFPL Book Club will meet this Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm at the East Haddam Free Public Library.  The book we will be discussing is "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion.  Find out if science can be involved in the art of love!

The EH Library System Book Club will meet next Wednesday, March 18 at 6:30pm at the Town Tavern to discuss "The Book Theif" by Markus Zusak.  Read the book that inspired the popular 2013 film and join us for a lively discussion.

Please pickup a book today and come meet up with your friends and neighbors for some fun conversations! 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Library Tech Workshop--March 16th and 19th

Do you have an eBook reader, tablet, or smart phone?
Did you know that you can "check-out" eBooks & audio books from your local Library 
to read on these devices...for FREE?

If you want to learn how to use this fantastic digital resource then please join us in March for a special "How-to" informational session to learn how to use the LION Libraries Online Digital Catalog on your personal eReader device.  The session will be offered at your local library on the following dates:

Monday, March 16 at 6:00pm at EHFPL
Thursday, March 19 at 6:00pm at Rathbun.

All online services are accessible via the Library Blogs (http://EHFPL.Blogspot.com and http://RathbunLibrary.Blogspot.com).  The staff are happy to help you with any issues you might be having. Library Director, Mike Gilroy, is also available by appointment to help you with any computer/digital issues.

From "Go Dog, Go!" by P.D. Eastman to "Under the Dome" by Stephen King, there are thousand of digital titles available for all ages and interests.  Join us at one of the meetings and find out how you can download and start eReading/listening for free!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Teen Write Club


If you are a teen with a passion for the written language then you need to join us for
 
    TEEN WRITE CLUB
Friday, March 13
6:00-8:00pm

All teens (grades 7-12) are welcome to come and participate in topic writes, group writes, and other various writing activities.  Have a great time expressing the written word in a safe judgement free group.  Free soda & pizza for all participating writers. 

Monday, February 23, 2015

Oscar Winners

2015 Academy Award Winning Movies at your Local Library!

You listened to their acceptance speeches last night, now check out the films that took home the 2015 Academy Awards at your local library.  Why not check out some of the nominated non-winners as well and see if you agree with the Academy voters? 

Friday, February 20, 2015

Nerd Day

Looking for something fun to do to help chase these winter blues away?  Then join us this 
Saturday, Feb 21, from 1:00-6:00pm for 
Nerd Day



Come in out of the cold and warm up on "Just Dance 2015", challenge others to a wide variety of Board Games including trying out the new "Super Board Game", or sharpen your hand-eye coordination at Super Smash. Don't miss out, it's going to be epic  All ages 12-17 are welcome to join in on the fun!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Anime Club

Are you interested in watching Japanese Anime?  Do you want to discuss the latest manga you read or get suggestions of a good series to start?  Then join us tomorrow night for

Anime Club at EHFPL
Thursday, February 19 
6:00-7:30pm

Every meeting we watch a different anime series or movie, discuss what we have been reading, and share any drawings people have created of the genre.  Whether you can name every Miyazaki film or you are new to the world of anime/manga...all teens are welcome to join in on the fun!

The Teen Anime Club meets at the East Haddam Free Public Library the third Thursday of every month.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Book Club

The EHLS Book Club will once again gather at the East Haddam Town Tavern tomorrow, 
Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30pm. 
 

The book we will be discussing this month is "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt.  All are welcome!

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